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  • Social sense: Guide to the fall party season

    Social sense: Guide to the fall party season
    The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets can go from $26 to $5,000 each.
  • NFL unveils stiffer penalties for domestic violence; Ravens partner with House of Ruth

    NFL unveils stiffer penalties for domestic violence; Ravens partner with House of Ruth
    A month after suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for domestic violence, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged he "didn't get it right" and announced significantly harsher penalties for players who commit abuse or sexual assault,...

    Grassroots executive director to be honored

    Grassroots executive director to be honored
    Andrea Ingram, the executive director of Grassroots, will be honored by the organization’s Board of Directors with a reception on Friday, Sept. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Howard Community College’s Rouse Foundation Student Services Hall....

    A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observations

    A month and a half into pilot, Howard officials share Roving Radish observations
    On an overcast day at the North Laurel Community Center, Howard Countians picking up their weekly meal kits from the Roving Radish trickled in, punctuating the midday quiet of the parking lot at the North Laurel Community Center every 15 minutes or so....

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]

    The formula for family stability [Commentary]
    Nearly everyone agrees that education is the pathway out of poverty and that a stable family life is crucial to nurturing young children. Yet here in central Maryland, homelessness and family instability present barriers to academic success for too many...